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osborne unveiled the government's proposed tax and spending plans to members of the british house of commons. he told members 600,000 more jobs will be added this year according to forecasters. corporation tax will be cut to 20%, the lowest tax rate than any other economy in the world. in his one-hour speech, chancellor osborne announced measures aimed at assisting small business owners, first- time homebuyers, and british veterans. this is about an hour and 15 minutes. mr. deputy speaker, this is a budget for people who aspire to work hard and get on. it's a budget for people who realise there are no easy answers to problems built up over many years. just the painstaking work of putting right what went so badly wrong. and together with the british people we are, slowly but surely, fixing our country's economic problems. we've now cut the deficit not by a quarter, but by a third. we've helped business create not a million new jobs, but one and a quarter million new jobs. we've kept interest rates at record lows. but mr. deputy speaker, despite the progress we've made, th
every with me that today we need a blue-collar conservative project which has taxes are people who work hard, do the right thing and want to get on? stop spending billions of pounds we don't have on overseas aid where we saw -- helping with their cost of living -- [inaudible] >> first of all, can i thank the honorable frien thing for givine the opportunity to remind people that even before this budget in two weeks time there will be a tax cut for 24 million people in our country? [shouting] as we raise the amount of money you can earn before you pay tax come we will take an over too many people out the tax altogether. we have frozen the council tax. we have canceled fuel duty increase after fuel duty increase, and we are legislating -- and i can also tell him where not going to carry on with a proposal made by the previous energy secretary which was about 179 pounds on everybody's bill. we decided to scrap that. >> ed miliband. [shouting] >> trento want to ask the primers about the situation in cyprus. can the prime minister update the house what is being done to protect the british nat
of dollars of emergency crash and creditors impose onetime tax of 3% on all bank deposits under $130,000. >> going deep here. >> the tax could be closer to 10% on people who have over $640,000 in the bank. that's according to the "the wall street journal" this morning. people stood in long lines over the weekend to withdraw money before the policy went into effect and now russian president vladimir putin is calling the move, quote, unfair, unprofessional and dangerous. russian citizens make up the majority of billions of euros held in cypress bank. this is important. >> cypress. >> who cares about cyprus? >> come on, cyprus. are you telling me if somebody sneezes in cyprus we get a cold than on the nasdaq? >> tell us why. >> we have a cold on the nasdaq. the nasdaq is going down today. not too many people care about cyprus but a way the europeans have screwed up the bailout by getting the people to pay a part of the cost. you could have a run on the bank and europeans say why do i have my money in this bank? might be a tax on me next. it shows that europe is still a mess, that they h
a bank deposit tax. sterling is trading lower as they get ready to set out this year's budget expecting to redirect spending to revive growth and deutsche bank lowers its earnings due to mortgage related lawsuits and/ regulator investigations. >>> plenty still happening as we follow the cyprus story for you and explore just what it means for investors across europe and around the world because the market reaction has been relatively muted if you consider the extraordinary nature of these events. cyprus' president is meeting with party leaders this morning after lawmakers last night unanimously rejected a proposed tax on bank deposits. this was crucial to unlocking a $10 billion bailout. the house speaker said the decision had been made for all europeans. >> this decision of the house of the republic of cyprus is protecting all the people of the countries of the european union and this is the main message i want to send tonight to all european citizens. >> now meanwhile cyprus' finance minister is appealing to moscow for help fresh from his talks with his counterpart this morning. discus
bob corker of tennessee says he could envision raising tax revenue if democrats embrace big changes to medicare and social security. corker's position on sunday puts him at odds with other members of his party including house speaker john boehner who's ruling out the prospect of any new taxes. >> i think there by the way is a chance on a deal. i know the president is saying the right things and we have an opportunity over the next four to five months. i think republicans, if they saw true entitlement reform, would be glad to look at tax reform that generates additional revenues and that doesn't mean increasing rates, that means closing loopholes. it also means arranging our tax system so that we have economic growth. >> i don't know whether we can come to a big agreement. if we do, it will be between the two parties on capitol hill. the president got his tax hikes on january the 1st. the talk about raising revenue is over. it's time to deal with the spending problem. >> the speaker went on to say he agrees with president obama that the country does not face an immediate debt crisis.
clara. >> tonight the council agreed to waive a 9.5% hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy. it will also waive a 10% ticket surcharge and a 35 cent ticket fee funding senior and youth programs and a $4.54 parking fee will be waived. >> by having fees waived it makes us more attractive. even though we have all of this to offer it is the first time we are doing this. we want to make sure we are competitive. >> santa clara is going up to host super bowl 50. miami has already hosted 10 super bowls. but sources say they can't afford to waive the hotel tax. hotel managers meantime say temporarily waiving the tax won't affect their bottom line. >> the exposure we will get here during the super bowl event will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> by exempting the rooms left to nfl employees and nfl workers they would be exempt to the tax on those rooms and that money would not be paid. >> reporter: some worry about what santa clara is is conceding in order to win this bid. but the majority of those here tonight couldn't be happier with the possibility of hosting a super
who is independent. the cpc wants a 49% federal income tax rate on top earners. they want half. and they don't want many deductions for those folks. also the congressional progressive caucus wants even more government spending. 2.5 trillion more, on, quote, job creation. another 2.2 trillion on things like science, energy, the environment and education. also the cpc does not want to cut entitlements. and, wants to give unemployed americans 99 weeks of cash compensation. nearly two years. the question is what does president obama think of the congressional progressive caucus? my opinion, he likes it i don't think the president believes that crew is fanatical because they want what he wants. by the way, the far left kooks do want to cut one thing, defense spending. they want to bring that back down to 2006 level. somewhere in iran is cheering. there comes a point when americans are going to have to decide what country, what kind of country they want. even taking half of what affluent americans earn, feds couldn't possibly afford what the far left wants to provide. so we would eve
of this rescue are much different than the other ones. their bank deposits will be taxed. if you have over 100,000 euros in the bank 9.9 percent levy. less than, 6 and three quarters percent. many nervous people tapped out the atm. a lot of russians have money in cyprus. it is up for a parliamentary vote this afternoon. it can be changed and amended to penalize the smaller for less. the good news is markets in cyprus are closed today for holiday. futures are reacting very negative. >> that's scary the government. nabbing your money like that. people at the office notice younger people can be i am mature. >> appearance punkality and honesty all matter in the workplace. a survey of 400 human resources say a third of the highers aren't professional. 40 percent say they lack work ethic. 52 percent new hires have this heir of entitlement. might be they are more confident. they might have been coddleed by their parents. in this tight job market there's a lot of ways you can turn your passion into your job. many of the candidates might be saying i am too good for this job. >> they need the job to mak
. the sequencing done right on this cut spending cuts and tax reform. things sound great and they're moving along now. but joe, as we talked about earlier, you're going to have reticent democrats. and even key congressional races who are going to slow down a bit and saying, look, i want immigration and guns dealt with, what are we doing about the economy and the budget, the debt, and tax reform? >> and this is, richard haas, you can only push people so far, i mean, not the republicans' best friend. this weekend said democrats you're about to lose me. i pay 40% federal, 15%. well, i hear we have it cued up. let's go. this is bill maher this weekend. >> -- actually do pay the freight in this country. i just saw the statistics, something like 70%. and here in california, i'm just going to say, liberals, you could actually lose me. it's outrageous what we're paying. over -- i'm willing to pay my share, but yeah, it's ridiculous. >> and not only that -- >> wow. >> people like bill maher pay 55% in california, people in new york pay over 50%. in new jersey, why is a republican sitting at 70% plus appro
to reconcile these two documents. the house budget would balance after ten years. repeal obama care. no tax increases. the senate budget doesn't get to balance after ten years, it includes $1 trillion of tax increases, even some stimulus money to try to get the economy going. but it's significant that they're fighting at a lower level of intensity and turmoil. notice that the congress left for easter break without a crisis over a government shutdown. there was no crisis over potential debt limit, and government default earlier this year. could come back this summer but so long as it lasts, that's calming for the markets and good for the economy, and it may, lester, leave some space still for a compromise in which democrats would agree to changes in cuts in medicare and social security, and republicans would come up with a little bit more tax revenue, lester. >> all right, john harwood tonight, thank you. >>> president obama wrapped up his four-day visit to the middle east today, after helping israel and turkey end a three-year diplomatic dispute. that, in turn, will help the region deal wit
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been taxing literally all of the accounts, so they kept the banks closed so people wouldn't drain their accounts. so what is happening now. >> cyprus has struck a deal that taxes just the biggest bank accounts, anything more than $130,000. and that will hit mainly foreign investors. will hit them the hardest anyway because the banking system in cyprus takes in billions of dollars in foreign investment, especially from russia. >> but the deal is good for americans, europe is actually one of our biggest trading partners. and if it's in turmoil, europeans not in the mood to buy any american goods. american markets were higher friday in the hopes the deal would be reached this weekend. what is the reaction today? >> zain asher's in new york for us. tell us what happened. there was a bit of a bounce but then it came back. what's been the impact? hey, michael, and suzanne. sduric manages a gain. dow hit a new intraday high 14,563. the s&p got within one point of a record high. but we watched the s&p a little bit more closely because it's bigger, 500 stocks as opposed to the dow's 30. an
to tax people's savings in exchange for $13 billion international bailout. dramatic and unprecedented the no vote in cyprus is the rejection of efforts to impose a bailout on the island, one that would have taken money from the bank accounts of people like these. they were delighted at the news. >> this is an historical moment. not only, of course, with cyprus but in my opinion we are living in historical times. a new era. >> we all felt like someone's -- like someone was putting a gun to our heads. >> inside parliament, there were hours of heated debate. in the end, the president's party abstained and no one voted in favor. this is out a leader of the opposition saw the. >> i hope a constructive dialogue will take place, and we managed to reach a consensus on how to proceed forward. it is a very difficult sign. the rejection of the agreement between the euro group and the government is not the end of the road. it is just the beginning of a very hard fought fight. we know it very well. >> it may well be that on top of the rage people felt having their hard-earned savings taken away, t
,000 in the bank entirely to those under 100,000 and to keep the tax at 9.9% for those above 100,000 euros in their accounts. if it doesn't sound much different from the original plan, it's not. it basically exempts those with less than 20,000. on the back of that, we did see markets weak. elsewhere, there has been a weakening, but realively contained one. the ftse mib in italy is down 0.3%. the xetra dax is down by 0.5%. france is weaker. the ftse, as well, down about 0.25%. not too far off the levels we've seen this morning. german economic sentiment did come in roughly in line with expectations, so that helps to keep the bid in the euro, as well. here is the different between spain and italy. italy's ten-year selling off a bit. yield up to 4.66%. spain rallying. it did go to market with three nine-month yields this morning. still below 5%. i mentioned what was happening with the euro. let's take a look now as it continues to go through the different pieces of economic data we're getting this morning. it's still down about 0.11%. yesterday, it was actually stronger. so markets generally
filing taxes and receiving debt benefits to who gets called as next of kin. >> i had to list corraine as my sister just so that someone would call her in the event that i'm killed or missing in action. or hurt on the job. she can't be my emergency contact. she can't receive my remains. >> reporter: corraine on the other hand gets the benefit of being married because the nation's capital recognizes same. sex marriage but only nine states in the district of columbia have taken that step so just by crossing the potomac river into virginia you lose that status. >> why do we have to be married locally but federally it's nothing, we're friends. we wear a ring symbolically. so it's ridiculous. >> what the bill does -- >> reporter: now the defense of marriage act also known as daytona first passed by congress and signed by president clinton in 1996 is being challenged at the supreme court. >> it's being asked to decide there whether or not congress can pass a law that treats same-sex couples who are already married under the laws of their state different from opposite sex couples. >> reporter
.7 trillion budget almost completely along party lines. it raises taxes for the wealthiest americans and cuts spending by $875 billion. but it is so different from the drastic cuts recently passed by the house, that few if any expect the budgets to be reconciled and instead congress is expecting another fiscal battle in july when president obama will likely ask for increased borrowing power. president obama has returned to washington tonight after his trip to the middle east. the president took a break from diplomacy for the final leg of the trip touring the ancient city ever petra in jordan of the petra was built more than 2,000 years ago, carved out of stone between massive delivers. mr. obama called the scene royry spectacular." >> activists in san francisco gave training on how to protest against the keystone xl pipeline during president obama's upcoming visit. a few dozen gathered at federal building to take part in the training and if approved bit obama administration that pipeline could carry oil from alberta, to refineries on west coast. >> the struggle over california's mental heal
unpopular tax on private savings accounts failed to collect a single yes vote. for more, let's check in with with my cube mate in cyprus. michelle, you made it. >> reporter: yeah, we made it finally after lots of delays. now it's mission critical and a search for plan b. last night the parliament roundly said we don't want to attach the deposits of the banking system here. but the situation is they still have to come up with nearly 6 billion euros. remember what the end game here. this country has gone to other european countries and said we need a total of 17 billion euro toss bail out our banks and keep our government afloat. and they said we'll give you 10 billion. you have to contribute something yourself. you know where all the money is in this country? it's in the banking system. it's a huge banking system, eight times the size of their economy. consider this, brian, if the us banking system was as big relative to the u.s. economy as cyprus is, we would have 45 more banks the size of jpmorgan in the united states. that's how big it is. that's why there's a need to tax deposits.
cartwright campaigned on the environment, corporate tax reform and openly embraced the president's health care reform. something his democratic rival voted against. cartwright won the democratic primary by double digits and went on to easily beat his republican challenger. joining me, congressman matt cartwright. also joining with us fellow freshman who we met a few weeks ago. we save the biography a little bit. indiana republican congressman luke messer, president of the republican freshman class. congressman cartwright, you are one of four presidents, i need to get that clear, right? have you guys decided how you serve? >> that's -- we have. the first year is going to be split. we have co-presidents the first year between me and a terrific congressman from san antonio, texas. joaquin castro. we'll be co-presidents the first year. the second year will be michelle luhan gresham from new mexico. and a terrific congressman from maryland, john delaney. >> who we met just last week here. congressman cartwright i want to start with you. i know you guys had a bipartisan meeting last week with b
. >> reporter: but the guard had trouble explaining how a critical report paid for with tax dollars was somehow not presented to general baldwin until after our investigations. you found some serious problems -- >> yes. >> reporter: and from all indications, nothing significant changed. >> yeah. >> reporter: frustrated? >> i'm sure they are. >> reporter: so that report, was it a waste of taxpayer money? >> had it come to conclusion, it would have been money well spent. the fact that it was not followed up on by the national guard bureau in the first year, that's problematic. >> reporter: but it's important to note the report criticized the california guard's failure to meet national guard standards in handling complaints. during the hearing at the capital, the national guard bureau said it provided additional training and the california guard is now in compliance. >> of the big messages we continue to reform the california national guard and military department. the governor appointed me to make change and we have made substantial change. >> reporter: general baldwin made it clear before the se
versus losing everything including the committee's tax base. while it does not factor in the worst possible scenarios but could still be damages across the gulf coast and northeast or the standards have been applied. ice storms showed that the elevation requirement reserves housing in homes for people to return to after the storm. there are not built to that level. that applies to the building codes. what about the insurance market's? >> is provided by the flood insurance program. if you are not elevated beyond the national flood insurance program, go into this will be a very expensive proposition to people. they will get a discounted rate .howing the reduce risks this will price many people to these decisions. >> do you have any estimates so far of how much the cost of the disaster is going to be borne by private insurance versus state governments versus that no government? they have not chosen for homeowners. it is preposterous of the cost. it was borne by the tax payer. would be the numbers that would be done by the private sector. >> one of the critical things craig has said is
will have to close, but there won't be a universal tax on bank accounts to fund the bailout. >>> gas prices are still falling, but not very quickly. the average price this morning is $3.67, two cents less than a week ago. it's significantly better than a year ago. you thank stable crude oil prices and that all refineries are back in service after the annual switchover to summer blends. >>> also good news for plugged-in travelers. the next time you're going somewhere, you don't have to rush to finish up before you board the plane. the faa is on course to lighten up the rules that ban the use of most electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. "the new york times" reports it should happen by tend of the year. >>> "the croods" cruised to a win this weekend. the caveman comedy had a good opening weekend. and its studio hopes it will do even better as school children get their spring breaks. "the croods" took in $44.8 million. "olympus has fallen" was second with $31 million, better than expected. and "oz the great and powerful" was third. >>> you may be surprised what the happiest jobs in
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's the thing. they were ready to tax everyone. i don't care if you would ten euro zone in the bank or a million euros in the bank, they were going to hit you with this tax. obviously that scares the heck out of people. >>alisyn: luckily it was shot down, that plan, because it was so controversial. how did europe react to all of this? >> it's interesting because i don't think the europeans were ready for this to happen. they hatched the plan over last weekend, the i.m.f., e.c.b. and the european union and i think they thought they had the votes. this puts them in a precarious position. the finance minister is in russia. russia gave them a bailout last year, low-interest bailout, almost three billion euros. a lot of this money belongs to russian businesses. but a lot of it legitimate businesses too. the bottom line is i don't know if that was supposed to make it politically correct to go in and steal money from everyone, including regular citizens. >>brian: the russians look like the compassionate ones. it's not fair to the people of cyprus to do this. they say that private gas company offered to
with $129,000, you would have been taxed $8,700, gone. taken right out of your account just like that. the people in cyprus protested and rushed to withdraw their money. look at the protest lines at the banks. any bailout needs to come with strings attached and the russians, guess what? why are the russians not happy about this tax? because about $30 billion, a third of money in cyprus belongs to russian people. russians park their money there because the taxes are so much lower. this would be a tax on russian money, too. for now the banks remain closed until thursday. the cyprus stock exchange remains closed. the uk is flying one million euros in cash to cyprus for british soldiers who might run short of money. this is a really interesting situation to watch here in cyprus. >> imagine your bank being closed. >> yeah. you have no access for three days. >> it's a reminder of how fragile and interconnected some of the pieces are in the european story. we're watching a recession deepen in europe. >> also when you think you have awe tax haven. >> that's right. >> christine, thank you. >>>
the country out of bankruptcy. investors are worried if passed the 10% tax could set a precedent for future blameouts. >>> a new report from sweden points to china's rapidly growing budget to develop modern warfare equipment. a new tally finds tally has become the world's fifth largest arms exporter. the u.s. is number one followed by russia, germany, and france. >>> elsewhere, at&t starts selling the all-new make or break blackberry z-10 smartphone. >>> these stocks to keep an eye on. tiffany and company weighs in friday. the luxury jewelry company has sparkled recently despite missing earnings estimates three quarters in a row. another fire on deck. darden restaurants. the company missed last quarter's estimates but investors are still hungry for the red lobster and olive garden parent. >>> look for a big drop in productivity from the office along with cheering from co-workers watching college basketball's march madness games at their desk this week. we'll have more details on who's headed to the big dance coming up in sports. >>> just ahead, texas has one less bridge to worry about. and
you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show". we had a little meeting at my house yesterday. travis sent me pictures of you taking your pants off in my driveway. >> i took my pants off in your driveway. >> stephanie: everybody in the neighborhood is like what's going on with that chick? >> i had a speedo on underneath. it wasn't like twigs and berries. >> stephanie: i can make him post it. >> no, i cannot. >> stephanie: i can do it. i'm your boss, ha ha. >> yes i can! >> stephanie: ha ha! >> how is that different from the photo you already have up on facebook? >> i have shorts on there. >> stephanie: oh, well. okay. ity's monday. you know what that means everybody. >> stephanie: good morning rudeness. we've outruded
in disputed tax money was intended for the new santa clara stadium. schools argued they needed that money for classrooms while the team tried to use it to balance the state budget. the money will stay frozen until the judge decides how it should be allocated. >>> employees at san francisco general hospital rallied in front of the hospital over allegations of workplace bullying. union employees point to the case of a hospital interpreter. she left work to take care of her ailing mother and when she returned her managers harassed her. >> it's not her situation. many workers are being bullied on the job, harassed on the job. many of them go on stress and it's wrong. >> the activists say not only is the harassment illegal. there are specific bullying protections in the union contract. we called sf general for a comment about the allegations but no v not heard back. >>> a group of citizens are preparing an attempt to recall the county sheriff following a vote of no confidence. sheriff frank rive row says he is not planning to step down. allegations against
tuition. it's about americans working for less. small businesses not day to the next what taxes, what regs, what new government mandates we'll be giving up next and citizens hardd to give up more earned money and more independence and power all in for broken promises from a rigged system. it's about a grave concern about a president claiming power to home evernes to kill and whatever without accountable but no power to open up the house for the school kids to get to visit over spring break! [applause] it's about concern over a president that would prioritize able to afford to keep the white house open for those $250nts but to send million in our weapons to the muslim brotherhood. priority. america, you deserve better than that. theeserve better than people who call themselves our leaders but we won't get it unless we're ready to fight and this is one fight that is worth it. have faith in we the people, if we teach america's foundation of work ethic and development of our natural resources, if we believe in the charters of freedom that guide us, if we trust in the promise that binds us, if
that have hit show by and large the elevation requirements boozers housing tax base and host of people to return after the storm. does not go to the level of those destroyed causing not only lots of the home of the tax base. >> what about the ability to access insurance or cost of insurance. >> if you're not elevated above the flood on the latest reauthorization of the national flood insurance program going to an actuarial base rate if they will build one put up a bit look at a discounted rate showing the reduced risk. moving forward to smart actuarially sound basis is going to price many people to the point have to make hard decisions about elevation are not being able to rebuild based upon insurance rates. >> do you have any estimate so far of how much the cost of the disaster is borne by private insurance versus state governments versus federal government? do you have some breakdown on that? >> given about flood damage will be federal and commercial industry has not chosen to a flood insurance for homeowners peer preponderance is borne by the taxpayer and the flood insurance program
that $8 million of our tax money go to israel. and i cannot stand it when my president kowtows and acts like they are our best friend. i would never have a best friend that was so cruel. israel is a cruel nation. with cruel people like bb netanyahu. >> hal: i appreciate the call. but the cruelty of the leaders will never be reflected as the populous even in most cases the majority. there are those two have believed in the interaction of the palestinians and israelis on a regular basis. and many people who believe this fight is more over a waterway. because the water that runs through there -- which side gets the resource is part of the fight. >> really? >> hal: and right now the water falls on the gaza palestinian side of the thing. so it's a way of reclaiming that source -- this is an area of the world where water is of high -- but let's take a break and let's come back. we have a bunch of calls in particular about this. and a couple of people who think that i should become a scientologist or perhaps a free mason, because i will need a group to protect me -- >> i ough
in the house. one was a billiard table which the first lady had purchased using the tax dollars of honest working men. somehow this very un-american quality that people wanted to read into her. on the other hand, there are these wonderful bizarre letters confirming her addiction to chocolate of louisa catherine adams was a chocoholic. i say being married to the sourest man in washington, she took her sweets where she could find them. apparently she had her sons and others buy chocolate shells by the barrelful and she writes about the medicinal qualities of fudge. mean it was as if she took it where she could find them. that's pretty pathetic. >> i would say that the shells are probably not bon-bons. she is not sitting on her sofa munching. they're the cocoa bean shell. you would steep them in had water. it would be like coffee and you would add milk. she was interested in the medicinal qualities of it. john dn't go too far on quincy's sourness. there is affection between the two of them and great love. otherwise she could have stayed in quincy. >> after they lost, i think, the daughter, i
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of money are the banks, the departs of the they said we think you should tax departs. imposing austerity is not going to work here, there's only a million people. this country sdwaedoesn't want this because they're a business model. their business model is to attract deposits here. they pay 4% and 5%. so that's the big fight, how do they come up with that 5.8 billion. they may have to shut down banks. that's why you're seeing lines at the atm. >> so how does this resolve itself over the next week? >> reporter: so the banks are going to be closed at least until tuesday. that's the deadline that the european central bank has said to cyprus you better come up with the deal or else we're going to cut off your banks. that means they're not going to fly in cash like they have been doing, they're not going to provide liquidity. if you don't know what that means, it's very simple. the weak banks will fail, they'll get shut down and people will lose a lot of money. that's probably how it's going to end up happening in some form or fashion. the weirdest possible outlier is that cyprus says, you kn
is expected to vote on a popular new bailout deal today. the deal includes a one-time tax on bank deposits, and it's sparked concerns about the security of savings accounts across europe. natalie, back to you. >> all right, jackie deangelis, thanks. >>> a new battle for new york city mayor michael bloomberg. the health crusader has set his sights on smokers, calling for shops to keep tobacco products out of sights for customers, putting them in drawers and cabinets instead. >>> hillary clinton's newly announced position on gay marriage is fueling speculation she'll run for president in 2016. clinton said monday she supports same-sex marriage because, quote, gay rights are human rights. during the 2008 campaign, she maintained that she supported civil unions but not gay marriage. >>> with a potential government shutdown looming later this month, the white house may have to cancel its annual easter egg roll. kristen welker has more. good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. the 135th annual easter egg roll is scheduled for april 1st. on friday, the white house sent out a memo
the situation in cyprus after lawmakers there rejected a controversial bailout proposal that would have taxed regular savings accounts. the concern is that the debt crisis in the eurozone is back on the table and that could weigh on stocks. later today the nation's top money man, fed chairman ben bernanke, he will answer questions on the economy but what investors really want to know if he's going to continue with economic stimulus. natalie? >> jackie deangelis at the new york stock exchange, thank you. >>> a routine stop gave police officers the fright of their lives. officers approached a man sitting in his parked car, said accidentally hit and killed a deer, stowing it in his trunk. the officers asked to see it, and as you saw, when they opened the trunk the young deer jumped out alive, he made a break for it, darted off to freedom in a nearby forest. surprise. still alive. go, little deer, go, go. >> oh my gosh. >> be free. a nightmare about that last night. >> meanwhile we have missed a huge story. >> it's breaking. did you know about this one? >> spring has sprung. >> look at us. >> we
building. and the protesters achieved v parliament abandoned the pla tax their bank accounts. the country is still despe, on the vergebankd iftdoet, t and government coulroke thalit nd o stocks, even the protesters know that. >> it is a domino effect it will start here it will not end here. it will -- financial collapse will commence here in cyprus, all throughout europe and will affect the united states most definitely. >> reporter: which means this beautiful i the fate of the european and perhaps world economie nick schifrin, abc news, cyprus. >>> all right, statue of liberty which was shut down after hurricane sandy set to reopen in time for fourth of july. the statue itself survived the , bulad sits badly d. making it uoritor repairs should be compl summer trav >>> after a relentless final few weeks of winter, we are pleased to report that spring arrives. at 7:02 eastern time. just a few hours from now. as abc's ginger zee reports it's welcome news for the northeast after another major winter storm. >> reporter: it is like a broken en plows down. shovels out and that familia
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on her face. >> psychologically it was taxing, tiring. >> every friday, she leaves her two kids and 9 to 5 job to hop on a plane, run a marathon and make it back to work monday. along the way, raising $200,000 for pancreatic research. >> we had never had anybody do what julie weiss has done. >> one year, 1300 miles later, her journey is complete. >> pancreatic cancer is my only competitor out there, i intend to beat it. >> julie is not done yet. she's going to keep raising money, wants to run another 52 by 2020. >> natalie, thank you. >>> still ahead, maria shriver at the vatican with the story behind the pope's choice of name. >>> and eye opening documentary about the queen. first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> coming up, nicolas cage live in our studio for the first time in seven years. >>> i'm down here in the control room with the one and only david copperfield. if he's here. can only mean one thing. it's "magic monday." we're back after these messages and your local news. minute maid pure squeezed light has half the... sugar and calories of oj with great taste. i mean, who doesn't
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